unusual 19th century chinese export silver filigree and enamel card case circa 1890

UNUSUAL 19TH CENTURY CHINESE EXPORT SILVER FILIGREE AND ENAMEL CARD CASE, CIRCA 1890


Price

SOLD

Item Ref

MARS81

Description

This exquisite and rather unusual Chinese export silver calling card case was made circa 1890. Of shaped rectangular form, the filigree borders with blue and green enamel floral decorations, the front and back with a basketweave background embellished with fine wire filigree depicting a phoenix and lotus design.
Pull -off cover and vacant cartouche to the top.
Hallmarks:
Unmarked as per usual with filigree objects but tested as silver.
Dimensions:
Height: 9cm / 3.4 inches
Width: 6cm / 2.2 inches.
Condition:
Good.
Minor losses to the filigree and enamel commensurate with age.
Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.
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Internal Ref: MARS81


Dimensions

Height = 9 cm (4")
Width = 6 cm (3")
Depth = 1 cm (1")



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